BMW 318 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW 318 owners have reported a total of 77 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the BMW 318. The 1998 BMW 318 cars have the most problems reported (22 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW 318

Model Year Number of Problems
  2003 318
5
  2001 318
13
  2000 318
1
  1999 318
1
  1998 318
22
  1997 318
14
  1996 318
18

  Common problems of BMW 318

The following chart shows the 16 most common problems for BMW 318 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (14 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (9 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW 318

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
14
  Electrical System
9
  Vehicle Speed Control
9
  Tire
8
  Visibility
8
  Air Bag
7
  Exterior Lighting
6
  Service Brakes
3
  Unknown Or Other
3
  Power Train
3
   
  Steering
2
  Equipment
1
  Latches/locks/linkage
1
  Seat Belt
1
  Structure
1
  Suspension
1


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